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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:34  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:31


HR14 is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

HR14 visual magnitude is 6.07. Because of its reltive faintness, HR14 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR14:

HR14 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 34°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR14

HR14 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR14 are provided in the following table:

00h 08m 12s
-02° 26’ 52”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR14 in the sky:

Finder chart HR14 star
Simplified finder chart for HR14.

Visibility of HR14 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR14 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 92.4°
Max altitude: 36.1°
Azimuth: 267.6°
HR14 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR14

The image below is a photograph of HR14 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR14 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR14 star
DSS2 image of HR14. The red arrow shows the motion of HR14 during the next 100000 years (15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR14 from the Sun and relative movement

HR14 is distant 1,003.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

307.69 pc
1,003.08 ly
1 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR14

HR14 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR14 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR14. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR14 star system properties

HR14 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR14 double sysyem:

0 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR14